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Açaí Berry Ice Cream (no dairy + refined sugar free!)

Originally posted on Hello Honey Blog:
Summer is arriving in Cape Town (yeahyeahyeaaah!) and I couldn’t be happier. I am done with rainy, grey days and cold weather. Take away my pale, untanned skin and cold hands! Give me all of the sun, clear blue skies, beaches and ice cream! I pulled this recipe together in anticipation of the soon-to-be sunny, hotter weather. It’s a super easy recipe, only takes 5 minutes to make and BEST of all, it’s on the healthy side. Made with beautiful tarte berries and a little bit of açaí (ahh-sah-ee) powder for a rich, dark chocolatey flavour. Ingredients: 250g frozen mixed berries 1-2 frozen bananas (1 if you want less carbs, 2 if you want to bulk up the recipe.) 60ml almond milk, unsweetened 2T açaí berry powder Method: Place the frozen mixed berries, banana, almond milk and açaí powder in a food processor and blend on high until a thick liquid mixture has formed. If the berries and banana aren’t easily blending, add in a little more almond milk…

vegan fall cookies || cranberry almond chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Originally posted on she be kale-in' it:
i totally had these vegan cookies for lunch. no shame. paired with a glass of cold almond milk these fresh from the oven cookies were packed with flavor, were chewy, delicious, + pretty healthy, too. they reminded me of cranberry chocolate chip oatmeal cookies i used to eat in connecticut at my family’s bakery. here’s the recipe- it’s a MUST try. i’m pretty proud of myself for putting it together using healthy ingredients such as cranberry, almond, oatmeal, pepitas, + spices. i used whole wheat flour rather than all purpose + coconut sugar rather than white refined sugars. they are also easily adapted to gluten free by swapping the oats + flour to gluten free varieties. //autumn inspired vegan oatmeal cookies// 1 cup organic rolled oats – used bob’s red mill 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/3 cup coconut sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp vanilla extract (also can substitute almond to bring out a more almond flavor) 1…

Mac & No Cheese!

HI Everyone, Ever since I have gone Vegan.. people really love to tell me what I am missing out on! haha .. and One thing everyone tells me I am missing out on being Vegan is Mac & Cheese… well guess what… I have a healthier version of this dish and you can enjoy it too… without the guilt 🙂 this is so delicious you will be addicted 🙂 so here we go! Ingredients: – Gluten Free, Sodium Free Penne Pasts ( mine are made with brown riceRice for a healthier meal) you can use your regular mac & Cheese noodles if you like… but these are much healthier 🙂 – 1/4 Cauliflower head – 2 TBS mined Garlic – Half a cup non-dairy Milk ( almond, coconut or rice… I used Rice here) – 1 Green Onion, finely chopped on top. – A pinch of pepper. – Juice from Half a Lemon -1 TBS Nutritional yeast – NutriBullet or blender ** Note: Nutritional yeast is a microorganism known as Saccharomyces cerevisiae and grown on sugar…